Contributed photo/San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce
                                Previous Fourth of July parade participants.

Contributed photo/San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Previous Fourth of July parade participants.

Fourth of July Parade to include musical theme

  • Fri May 4th, 2018 7:00am
  • Life

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce

The theme for the 2018 Fourth of July Parade in Friday Harbor will be “Music of America,” celebrating music through the decades.

The event has been rated one of the top 10 small town Fourth of July celebrations in the country. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. A full day of music, food and entertainment will culminate with a glorious fireworks extravaganza over the scenic Port of Friday Harbor.

Participants are encouraged to gather creative crews and begin plans on costumes, floats and themed entries. Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Best Use of Theme Float; Best Use of Theme Non-Float; Best Use of Theme for Children or Youth; Best Costume Group; Best Animal or Animal Group; Judges Choice; Best Off-Island Entry; and Best Vehicle.

To participate in the 2018 Friday Harbor Independence Day parade, email parade@sanjuanisland.org for an application or download it at www.sanjuanisland.org.